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September 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Republican Dennis Garetano faces Primary challenge from Richard Kruse in 17th LD

Richard Kruse of Deer Park knew it would not be easy to go up against the Babylon and Huntington Town Republican committees when he decided to run for the Suffolk County Legislature. More...

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Fowl Ball!

Weekly report on the

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Events & Calendar


The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week:
THURSDAY, September 8
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Copaigue Library patrons participate in kite program

Shown in the photo, patrons of the Copiague Memorial Public Library enjoy decorating, building and flying their kites at the library's second annual Go Fly a Kite program on August 6. More...

Copiague Library Reading Club holds finale

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NYS Commissioner of Education rejects claim against former Amityville School District trustees

A strongly worded decision by New York State Commissioner of Education Richard P. Mills rejected a claim on both substantiative and technical grounds against former Amityville School District trustees that sought to have them ousted from office. More...


Copiague Vamps rushed to the scene of a fire that engulfed a small pickup truck parked in the rear of Station 2 on Dixon Avenue August 28. Approximately 8 volunteers operating a pumper responded. More...

Pets, Pets, Pets...

**Clinic Location Change: The Last Hope Low Cost Pet Vaccine Clinic mentioned last week has been moved to Happy Tails, 117 W. Montauk Hwy., East Islip (across from St. Mary More...



Local Scholars in the News

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Long Island Lutheran school honors achievements of outstanding students

On June 13, Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School recognized the achievements of its outstanding students at its annual honors banquet. Among those honored were two Amityville residents, sophomore Caitlin Horton who received the girl More...

Navy Petty Officer Hubert Springer participates in commemorative events

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Hubert F. Springer, son of Fitz Springer of Copiague, participated in Trafalgar 200 commemorative events in Portsmouth, England while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Saipan, homeported in Norfolk, VA. More...


Charles Leftenant: watchmaker, photography buff and Veteran

A graduate from the Bulova School of Watchmaking, Charles Leftenant could often be found working on watches as a hobby after his retirement, taking photographs or fishing at the nearest watering hole. More...

Norman A. Burke, of Milford, Pennsylvania

Norman A. Burke, of Milford, Pennsylvania, died August 2, 2005 at Broadlawn Manor Nursing Home, Amityville. He was 80 years old. More...

Bartholomew Raffaele of Amityville

Bartholomew Raffaele, of Amityville, died August 17, 2005. He was 90 years. More...


Progress burns while board fiddles

The Amityville School Board continues to discuss, evaluate and consider utilizing a state and federal grant of hundreds of thousands of dollars for tutorial and classroom enhancement services to be provided by teachers from outside of the district. More...


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Public Commentary

LIPA Chairman responds to concerns of wind project

In response to the July 27th editorial regarding the need for public input on LIPA More...


Did the Baltimore Ravens and NFL handle the Ray Rice case responsibly?

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